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Date Collected:

1883-07-24

North America: United States: Massachusetts: Suffolk | Boston, West Roxbury

Media type: image, MCZ:Ent:164964 Identified as Danaus plexippus plexippus type status Voucher of Danaus plexippus| Voucher of Danaus plexippus.

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MCZ:Ent:164964 Danaus plexippus plexippus. Voucher.

Current Identification
Danaus plexippus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Heteroneura Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Danainae Danaini
Determiner: [no agent data]
Nature of ID: legacy
Previous Identification
Danaus plexippus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Animalia Arthropoda Hexapoda Insecta Pterygota Lepidoptera Glossata Heteroneura Papilionoidea Nymphalidae Danainae Danaini
Common Name(s): Monarch; monarch butterfly; monarque
Determiner: Micah G. FreedmanORCID iD icon; Hugh DingleORCID iD icon in 1905
Nature of ID: expert ID
Remarks: voucher specimen

  • researcher code: Harvard241 [Freedman and Dingle, 2018]

Part Condition Disposition Count
whole animal (pinned) unknown in collection 1 History

Attribute Value Determination On
sex Male By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
collection F. H. Sprague Collection By: Fred Taylor
life stage Adult By: Fred Taylor
wing area 9.462 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing area 9.582 cm² By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing length 5.371 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing length 5.43 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing perimeter 12.942 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing perimeter 13.016 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing
wing width 2.694 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: left forewing
wing width 2.703 cm By: Micah G. Freedman 2019-01-09
Remarks: right forewing

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  • Continent:
  • North America
  • Country:
  • United States
  • State/Province:
  • Massachusetts
  • County:
  • Suffolk
  • dwc:highergeographyID:
  • http://vocab.getty.edu/tgn/1002923 linked data icon
  • Specific Locality:
  • Boston, West Roxbury
  • Verbatim Locality:
  • West Roxbury; Boston. Mass
  • Georeference:
  • 42.2792650, -71.149497 (Error radius: 3036m) By: Evan Hoki on 2017-03-17 (Source: GEOLocate)
  • Datum:
  • WGS84
  • Coordinates Entered As:
  • decimal degrees
  • Collecting Source:
  • unknown
  • Collected On:
  • 1883-07-24
  • Verbatim Date:
  • July 24.1883
  • Collector:
  • Frank Headley Sprague

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